Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 20, Number 9 – September 2011

• Fishermen at odds over ‘game fish’ bill
• Politicos brace for fights over amendments

• Auto body trade next to face state licensing?, Page 2
• Yadkin County alleges fraud by engineering and planning firm, Page 3
• Court strikes down health care mandate, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• General Assembly looks for creative answer to voter ID veto, Page 5

• Public and teachers differ on views of education policy, Page 6
• Kristen Blair commentary: The ethics of accountability, Page 6
• Charter school backers leery about makeup of new commission, Page 7
• New law requires H.S. students to learn about Founders, Page 8
• Tax credit for special-needs children highlighted at forum, Page 9

• Study: UNC teaching loads even lower than reported, Page 17
• Jane S. Shaw commentary: A new Board of Governors, Page 17
• UNC Health Care system just keeps on growing, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Universities’ ‘legislative liaisons’ just lobbyists by another name, Page 19

• VRA delays several de-annexation efforts, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Cleveland County manager gets five-figure bonus during freeze, Page 11
• Chad Adams commentary: Uncertainty brings opportunity, Page 11
• New Cape Fear reservoir could alleviate water woes, Page 12
• From the Courtroom, Page 12
• Greensboro touts greenway plans as road to economic growth, Page 13

• Book review: McCullough’s ‘Greater Journey; another great read, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Look closer to home, rather than Washington, for solutions, Page 21
• Book review: Ridley: ‘Dare to be an optimist,’ Page 22
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Movie review: ‘The Help’ a powerful story of personal courage and perseverance, Page 23

• Editorial: Jobbing the job stats, Page 24
• Donna Martinez commentary: Some memos to government, Page 24
• Editorial: Government and jobs, Page 25
• Editorial: Perdue’s bet, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Taxes aren’t the problem, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Wealth loss is the big story, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: GOP’s ‘grand bargain’ failure, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Spinning around the dance floor, Page 27

• Easley mobile library to take tour of North Carolina (a CJ parody), Page 28